New York City’s Universal Pre-K Program Wants to Teach Parents, Too
Setting preschoolers up for success takes more than good teachers — it also takes effective parenting.
That’s why New York City — which has already been lauded for its focus on teacher training and quality in pre-K — is turning its sights to the home.
This school year, the Department of Education and New York University will launch a new parenting program to help low-income families reinforce classroom lessons at home. Called ParentCorps, the research-backed initiative brings parents, teachers and students together to help kids grow — not just academically but also emotionally...